How to Solve Exim mail bounce back – retry time not reached
Exim mail bounce back – retry time not reached for any host after a long failure period
I’ve recently come across the following Exim error when sending emails to specific domains:
T=remote_smtp: retry time not reached for any host after a long failure period
The first thing I did was to check that there was nothing wrong with the resolver on my server and ran a few DNS lookups from my server to the recipient’s domain.
Once I was sure that both the resolver and the recipient’s DNS were all correct, I had to do the following:
01 – Go to: /var/spool/exim/db
02: Delete these files:
rm retry retry.lockfile wait-remote_smtp wait-remote_smtp.lockfile
03: Then restart your Exim service:
service exim restart
After that you should be able to send emails to the domain in question as normal.